This Week’s War: 6

Retreat of Germans now confirmed … This is a great relief: the fear of Germany getting to Paris and perhaps to Calais, Dieppe, &c has greatly roused the war fever: this may now abate…. Hardie, Wallhead and I address meeting of Liverpool I.L.P. [Independent Labour Party] about 150 present and only one or two dissentents.  [GP/2/1/21]

11 September 1914. Diary entry by John Bruce Glasier (1859-1920), Socialist and pacifist. This week’s war: 6.

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